Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 108 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 -38 +61
Permanent jobs citing LAN 46 44 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.82% 1.63% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.14% 13.10% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 30
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £34,169
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +68.28% -0.24%
10th Percentile £30,200 £32,500 £27,850
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,000 £41,375
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +23.29% +7.35%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 285 336 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.29% 12.45% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 198 220 175
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.61% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £30,438 £30,000 £28,710
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAN.

1 41 (89.13%) WAN
2 26 (56.52%) Cisco
2 26 (56.52%) Firewall
3 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
5 16 (34.78%) Wireless
5 16 (34.78%) Windows
6 15 (32.61%) Network Security
7 13 (28.26%) CCNP
7 13 (28.26%) Presales
8 11 (23.91%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
8 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
8 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
8 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.91%) CCDP
9 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 10 (21.74%) Office 365
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (19.57%) SLA
11 8 (17.39%) DNS
11 8 (17.39%) Wireless Security
12 7 (15.22%) SCCM
12 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (15.22%) DHCP
12 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (15.22%) VMware
12 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
13 6 (13.04%) Decision-Making
13 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Office 365
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) IaaS
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (89.13%) WAN
2 26 (56.52%) Firewall
3 16 (34.78%) Wireless
4 15 (32.61%) Network Security
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (17.39%) DNS
6 8 (17.39%) Wireless Security
7 7 (15.22%) DHCP
7 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (13.04%) VoIP
9 4 (8.70%) HTTP
9 4 (8.70%) Telepresence
9 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
9 4 (8.70%) WLAN
10 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.35%) VLAN
10 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
11 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.17%) IPsec
11 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.70%) Maven
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco Network Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Network Architect
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 11 (23.91%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) IT Support
5 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Technician
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Mitel Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) IVR
3 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Presales
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.04%) Decision-Making
4 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) Content Management
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Open Source
5 4 (8.70%) Web Operations
6 3 (6.52%) Network Management
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) Statistics
8 1 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (28.26%) CCNP
3 11 (23.91%) CCDP
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 5 (10.87%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) Firmware
3 2 (4.35%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) VMware
4 5 (10.87%) Juniper
5 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.35%) Apple
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Mitel
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) IFS
7 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy